Looking for Work by Gary Soto

Looking for Work by Gary Soto
Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper, based on
your reading of Looking for Work, pp. 67-72 in Snapshots. Please answer
in complete sentences.
1. Use a dictionary to define the following words or use in a sentence
that shows its meaning.
a. bewilderment
b. contagious
c. contorted
d. feigned
e. mimicked
f. rifts
2. Why did Gary want to imitate the family in Father Knows Best ?
3. What does Gary seem to like about his own life?
4. At the end of the story, Gary is once again looking for work. Why?
5. What is stereotyping? Give an example of a negative and a positive
Stereotype. This will be a group discussion so be prepared.